Constructions and confrontations: changing representations of women and feminisms, East and West : selected essays

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College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, University of Hawaiʻi and the East-West Center, 1996 - Art - 336 pages
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Feminism has proved to be a major force behind social change all over the world. yet, the very idea of introducing women's studies studies as an autonomous discipline in the university curricula faces reservation, even resistance and hostility. This particularly true of a country like India, where the education system is still suffering from a colonial hangover.

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Cristina Bacchilega is Associate Professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and editor of the Italian-language volume La narrativa postmoderna in America: Testi e contesti.